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Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes

CoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health of the housing market was home price appreciation. CoreLogic focused on appreciation from July 2013 to July 2018 to show how prices over the last five years have fared. The graph below was created to show the 5-year change... More

NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time to Sell Your Chicago Home!

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when the demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that right now continues to be a great time to sell your house.... More

4 Reasons Why Fall Is A Great Time to Buy A Home in Chicago

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights report reveals that home prices have appreciated by 6.2% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.1% over the next year.... More

Chicago Condo For Sale: 4923 N Kenmore Avenue Unit 3

IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this new Chicago condo for sale at: 4923 N Kenmore Avenue, Unit 3, Chicago, IL 60640. 2 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS Impeccably maintained and move-in ready, this top-floor condo treats you to a large open floor plan that is graced with tall, lofted ceilings highlighted with recessed lighting.... More

Chicago Home For Sale: 5726 N Mobile Ave

IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this new Chicago condo for sale at: 5726 N Mobile Avenue, Chicago, IL 60646. 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS Completely Renovated Home on a Welcoming Wide Lot in the Heart of Norwood Park. Features include: The stunning open floor plan impresses with its wide plank flooring that flows from... More

Rents Are on The Rise: Don’t Get Caught in The Rental Trap!

There are many benefits to homeownership, but one of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped  A recent article by Apartment List addressed rising rents by stating: “Our national rent index is up 0.1 percent month-over-month, marking the sixth straight month of... More

IRPINO Real Estate in the Chicago Tribune!

IRPINO Real Estate is thrilled to announce our inclusion in the Chicago Tribune article “City Living: Living in Uptown: Legendary music venues, jazz and a focus on ’embracing all residents’” The article was published in August 2018 and highlights all the Uptown Chicago neighborhood has to offering, including our wide range of restaurants and bars and... More

Housing Market: Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 and 2018

Some are attempting to compare the current housing market to the market leading up to the “boom and bust” that we experienced a decade ago. They look at price appreciation and conclude that we are on a similar trajectory, speeding toward another housing crisis. However, there is a major difference between the two markets. Last... More

5 Reasons to Hire a Chicago Real Estate Agent Before Entering the Market!

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ but it’s not as easy as it may seem. That’s why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to... More

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